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FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
redemption and grace was noted by president bush and obama tonight. in no wise young woman i know add this to say. i've got a lot of work to do. i do, too. that's my "2 cents more." thank you for joiniig us tonight. ♪ lou: of the nation's largest unions bankrolling in organizing a protest that they tried to promote as a fast-food working strike an attempt to double the minimum wage to a fast-food workers raising their pay to $15 an hour. tonight we will have the story of how much the liberal media decided, is certainly no better, to take the service employees international union's dramatic but phony strike story and run with it. there were quite a few. i'm lou dobbs. ♪ good evening
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
this, andrea, until that six months is over and we see what comes next. >> thank you very much kay bailey hutchison and ed rendell. we have an important programming note. tune in tonight for msnbc exclusive with chris matthews and president obama. tune in tonight at 7:00 and 11:00 right here on msnbc and we'll be right back. so ally bank has a raise your rate cd that won't trap me in a rate. that's correct. cause i'm really nervous about getting trapped. why's that? uh, mark? go get help! i have my reasons. look, you don't have to feel trapped with our raise your rate cd. if our rate on this cd goes up, yours can too. oh that sounds nice. don't feel trapped with the ally raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. and what would this pretty i'm thinking the ford fusion... ho, ho, ho!....the what? i need a car that's stylish and fashionable... especially in my line of work. now do you have a little lemonade stand? guys, i'm in fashion! but i also need amazing tech too... like active park assist... it practically parks itself. and what color would you like? i'll have my
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
cozy with the japanese he might have less success here in china. charlie, norah? >> thanks seth. >>> this morning american contractor alan gross is asking president obama to help win his release from cuba. he was distributing communications equipment under a u.s. government contract when he was arrested four years ago today. rhodes is serving a 15-year sentence for crimes against cuba. in a letter to the president, he write, "i still want to believe my government values my life and my service. i refuse to accept that my country would believe me behind." >>> a new report out this morning finds american high school students are falling further behind their peers in other countries. the u.s. is now ranked 31st in math 24th in science, and 21st in reading. the assessment is based on a worldwide test taken last year by 6,000 american 15-year-olds. the test results show no improvement by u.s. students over the past decade. >>> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says the number of banks in the united states are at their lowest level since the g
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
so much, janus. it looks like a very big deal. thank you so much. president obama in his typical foreign-policy challenges are being magnified by recent events in afghanistan. president hamid karzai refuses to sign a security agreement with the united states that would define american military presence in his country at the end of the year. but he did agree to a new agreement with iran. he agreed in principle to a friendship and cooperation path dealing with security and economic issues and within hours of that agreement, he was also already calling for the removal of american forces from the area. he said that we believe that all foreign forces should leave the region and the security of afghanistan should be handed over to people of the country. the so-called moderate has aalowed executions to surge since he took office, with more than 300 people executed since just the month of august. iran is the leader in executions. president obama and other dignitaries are on their way to south africa to attend tomorrow's memorial service from nelson mandela. hitching a ride on air force o
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
$300 million. case closed. >> congressman pascrell. we greatly appreciate it. we're thankful you stuck around while we listened to the president. thank you. >> it's always a pleasure to be with you, always. >> a program note, chris matthews will interview president obama as part of the "hardball" college tour live from american university. the full interview airs tomorrow on "hardball" at 7:00 p.m. >>> a controversial bill that would ban insurance bans from covering abortions even in cases of rape, insist or mother's health. it is pitting the republican governor of the state against the republican legislature. we'll talk one of the people fighting the bill. >>> the man accused of killing a tsa agent is making his first court appearance. pete williams will joins us with the latest on that. join the conversation on twitter at tamron hall and my team at newsnation. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active ca
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
getting nailed with this stuff! >> oh, my. >> better to watch at home knows days. indra, thanks so much and we continue to watch weather today. >>> other headlines. eight major tech companies are urging the obama administration to set surveillance. in a letter signed by apple and google and microsoft and others the companies say the government needs to better balance security needs and privacy concerns. and they want the u.s. to adopt reforms, including clear limits on spying. >>> the senate is back in session today for the first time since the democrats went nuclear blowing up the rules over filibusters. on a defense spending bill before the holiday break in two weeks, it is not clear if republicans might turn to other procedural moves to try to slow down the democrats and getting some of the stuff through. >>> in the meantime, we could see a federal budget before the week is out. house and senate negotiators are set to close a budget deal the first in two years. . "the washington post" says it would roll back some of the cuts and take action to reduce the deficits. overall it may not
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
average. >> those ice storms can be so disruptive. such a mess to clean up. indra, thank you so much. >>> president obama embarking on a new health care push. he seed despite the launch of healthcare.gov, americans stand to benefit a great deal from health care. >> the bottom line is, this law is work and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any start up, any launch of ail project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy, whatever comes up, whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton clarifying that promise that he made about president obama should keep their health plans. bill clinton said it was not designed to distance himself from the health care law in effort to help his wife hillary's 2016 presidential ambitions. >> i said nothing about this, not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america whose worked harder for his election or supported his bill or went
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
little shorter thanks to tata. >> meanwhile president obama has called nelson mandela's wife to express condolences. >> the president and first lady will go to south africa for memorial event next week. nelson mandela met president obama in 2005. former presidents cloipt clinton and bush will travel to south africa. >> let's here about the event for the week ahead. >> south africa is preparing a week of events. flags fly at half mast. sunday is designated as a national day of prayer and reflection. the nation's people are asked to remember nelson mandela in their thoughts and prayers. tuesday the 10th is the next most important day. the day when the national memorial service will be held at the soccer city stadium. it conceded 95,000 people. it was the site of the 2012 world cup final and known as the kalabash. it's a cooking pot shaped in the form of a cooking pot. wednesday to friday nelson mandela's body will lie in state in the union building in pretoria. that's the official residents of the current president jacob zuma. there'll be many memorial services throughout the coun
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
the other hand, we've already seen that we've had 45 straight months of job growth thanks to president obama and democrats' policies. we need to kick that into even higher gear when it comes to the recovery. and the republicans have been contributing to our inability to kick that into higher gear. >> just quickly, we're tight on time, what's your best guess in terms of prognosticating what's actually going to happen? >> i would not be betting the house that we're going to have a budget deal by friday. >> debbie wasserman schultz. great for the lump of coal, although for us maybe it's hannukah. we appreciate the time and being with us today. >> thank you. >>> today's big question is on this talk of an impending deal or maybe not. can congress reach a budget deal without an 11th hour panic? weigh in on twitter or facebook. it's @thomas roberts or m me @bshactman and give us your opinion. >>> final preparations under way at a soccer stadium in south africa for a memorial service for nelson mandela. more than a hundred heads of state expected to attend. we'll have a live report f
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
really a lot of stress for me. so i'm thankful for this. >> it's great news, but what are we hearing from the republicans? more complaints. texas senator john cornyn tweeted, so obama care's fixed now that the website has been improved? not on your life. alabama's martha roby says, quote, the real problem with obama care can't be fixed with a tech surge. what we are seeing now is just the beginning. and from new hampshire senator kelly ayotte, obama care is still a mess. it's not a mess to people who can finally afford insurance, who are getting free preventive care, who aren't being discriminated against because of pre-existing conditions. but they don't think about that. they focus on attacking the president. >> i don't know how you fix the many fundamental problems of this program. >> this thing is going to be an unmitigated political disaster for the president. >> this really feeds into the president's competence. that's really the question now that people have. is the president competent to do his job? >> here's the question. here's the question people really have. just how desp
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
in a ticket and a fine. ok, thank you. that is it for abc 7 news at :00 p.m. the news rate -- continues right now at 6 p.m. at 6:00 onabc 7 news your side. >> president obama's new campaign this time, campaigning for obama care. >> the first matter of business is touting the improved version healthcare.gov. the timely version of those ads on calendars. -- advent calendars. it will be a new push every day between now and the first sign up deadline to highlight different benefits of the plan. the critics are asking why. last two campaigns ended a year ago, the president is back on the trail and away. stumping not for votes at four enrollees. >> i need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, its benefits, its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. >> it is the first in a now daily push between today and december 23 to get as many as possible to sign up. that is the deadline if you want coverage beginning january 1. through social media, surrogates and mr. obama will say the website has improved. they
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
mandela and world leaders are expected to travel to south africa. president obama is expected to be one of them. reporting live from washington, i'm steve handelsman. back to you. >> thank you. our coverage continues this evening. shomari stone rushed to the south african embassy this afternoon and he joins us live from there. shoma shomari? >> reporter: good evening, we are on massachusetts avenue and drivers are coming by, honking their horns, some putting up their fist paying tribute to nelson mandela. there is a fence here. why? the embassy is under construction. you look behind me and you can see this ten foot statue paying tribute to nelson mandela. it was unveiled two months ago. his fist raised in a power salute. it's in northwest d.c. activists staged sit ins and protests and spurred the u.s. to pose sanctions. let's roll video of mr. mandela. he was africa's former president who helped break the country system of racial discrimination. he died this evening, age 95. south african president jacob zuma announced the death at a somber news conference. people are coming here to the
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
possible, 47% say they would recall president obama. i'm joined by the director of harvard institute of politics. the secretary of state trey gray and senator mo cowen who is a fellow at the institute of politics. thank you very much for coming on the program. >> thanks for having us, luke. >> i would like to start off the bat. health care signature domestic achievement for president obama and so many democrats. you are closely associated with them and the views on this law are terrible. 56% disapprove of this generation as they mentioned before. only 8% will definitely enroll. those are the folks who are needed to support the older folks who are sicker. what does it mean for your democratic party in. >> it means that the administration and democrats in the congress and those of us outside of the congress and on the streets who believe in the law and the merits of the affordable care act and what it will do in terms of access, we have a lot of work to do to talk about the good that is in this bill and to dispel the misinformation that remains in the mainstream market place about the law
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
bill in congress which they seem to echo a bipartisan bill. president obama is talking about self-restraint for the nsa. we'll have to say. >> thank you very much. >>> coming up, money and guns. congress working against the clock on a budget and an extension of a firearms bill. >>> plus an historic merger creating the world's largest airline taking off today. >>> and selling gold. this olympic medal worn by jesse owen in the 1936 olympic games auctioned off to the highest bidder. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. al jazeera america is growing and now more americans are g
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
train. again, the rain continues to come down. in about ten minutes or so president obama will address the crowd. you'll want to stay with us. news 4 is going to carry it live. that's a scene from the ellipse, mark segraves, news 4. >> we'll keep it there, thank you. >>> positive signs for our economy tonight. the country's job market is getting stronger. the nation's unemployment fell to 7% in november. the lowest level we have seen in five years. analysts say it's because of a surprising boost in payrolls. employers added 203,000 jobs last month. it's about 20,000 more jobs than analysts were expecting. the economy added jobs for four straight months. >> that news sent the stock market soaring today. the dow closing 198 points higher, over the 16,000 mark. there were concerns it fed would take action on bond purchases which kept interest rates low and supported the stock market. >>> the d.c. police chief faced the media with several officers under investigation. what we learned about an officer accused of taking nude pictures of a 15-year-old girl. >>> two men wanted for a home invas
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
. thanks to all of you for being here. bill, let me begin with you. we ended the piece with the relation obama and nelson mandela. and president clinton. they're important but didn't agree in important ways as politicians. >> they are. it's -- was noteworthy that the president he felt closest to was bill clinton because they had more in common and that mandela and obama. mandela has the joy in the robust give and take of politics. the schmoozing. the deal-making. the stage craft. the theater. obama is more cerebral. he doesn't seem to enjoy going up and shaking hands and the favors. >> speaking of the political theater. we have the video. you were with mandela on the day he cast the vote for president, waved that ballot. he knew what that meant to his people. it was such a triumphant day. you were with him through all the grunt work of creating a constitution. he knew that that white minority had to be free from fear and believe they rights would be protected. >> absolutely. it's no disstatement to say i counseled him on the constitution. but rather i was able to set up a global
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
is eat them. love those rolls. yeah. anyway, chris, thanks so much. the agenda next hour, healthcare.gov, the little internet engine that could. with the wind at its back president obama goes into campaign mode to get america shopping for insurance. and he's sitting down with chris matthews on thursday. can he turn the political tables on his signature legislation? >>> now, it was once the nation's fifth largest city. detroit, and its city manager, want a federal judge to declare is eligible for bankruptcy protection, but allowing the city to declare chapter 9 has huge ripple effects for pensions, city services, health care. we've got the latest on what it means for detroit residents. >>> meanwhile the people of wisconsin are being asked to spend their holiday cash in a unique way this year, donate it to the governor. how voters are responding. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventi
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
that president obama seems to live in. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. did i just hear bill o'reilly say something about people are hurting? that jesus would want to help the poor, but he wouldn't want to hurt anybody else? you mean to tell me that bill o'reilly, who is looking out for us, thinks that the wealthiest americans are hurting right now? oh, i'll tell you what. food stamps, just a big problem for us, isn't it? well, it is the festive season we're all supposed to be in a good mood right now. things are a little frosty, though, with those folks over on the right, especially when it comes to the down trodden in america. people a little bit down on their luck in transitioning back into the economy, thinking, gosh, i could probably use a food stamp. well, it's the holiday spirit, republicans are getting into the holiday spirit this year, by oh, what the heck, let's attack the poor people and let's throw in the pope this time, too. leave it these guys, to slam the needy people in america. leave it to these guys to slam these folks just a couple wee
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
driverless cars. >> we appreciate you. >>> still to come tonight. is president obama a liar? a prominent republican senator says the white house has taken lying to a whole new level. >>> plus death of a hollywood star. paul walker's friends remember his final moments. [ female announcer ] thanks for financing my first car. thanks for giving me your smile. thanks for inspiring me. thanks for showing me my potential. for teaching me not to take life so seriously. thanks for loving me and being my best friend. don't forget to thank those who helped you take charge of your future and got you where you are today. the boss of your life. the chief life officer. ♪ a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex i
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
about that. anyway, thank you david corn who's fine tuning it and michael clamaski. >>> coming up, bill clinton disparaging barack obama and alienating the black supporters in the process. now hillary's making sure those bruised feelings are healed and black leaders are behind her. >>> plus the only job where doing nothing is a virtue. being a republican in the current congress. it is by acclimation, of course, the worst congress ever. >>> also republicans peddle the decision to close it. it's all part of an anti-catholic agenda, they say. really? >>> finally you can count on republicans to have a sour note on race. yesterday the rnc tweeted, we remember rosa parks' bold stand on her role on her end of racism. this is "hardball," the place for politics. king to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp ameri
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
of his illness that has kept him behind the scene, even president barack obama didn't have a chance to see him on the recent trip because he was so ill. a long road to this point tonight. >> thank you very much. we're going to pause for a moment. the president is about to speak at the white house. i want to give an opportunity for broadcast stations, fox station across the station to join us now. good afternoon from new york. i'm shepherd smith at the news deck. we have learned the president is to speak in a couple of moments on the passing of nelson mandela. we reported ten minutes ago it was announced by the south african president, a quarter to 5 eastern standard time this afternoon, nelson mandela died in his hospital room with his family with him. he went in the hospital in june. it was widely thought at the time he was near death then. he spent 86 days in the hospital. his last public appearance was at a soccer stadium in the year 2010. we're led to believe though not confirmed, led to believe his funeral will take place there ten days from now. president barack obama is to sp
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
reporting, thanks. >>> there is more happening tonight. rosa floor rest has the bull din. >> anderson, kicking off a three-week pr offensive. president obama insisted the sweeping health care law is working and asked supporters to spread the word about benefits of the affordable care act. >> we may never satisfy the laws of opponents. that is fair to say. some are rooting for it to fail. that's not my opinion, by the way, they say it pretty explicitly. some convinced themselves the law has failed regardless of the evidence, but i would advice them to check with the people who are here today. and the people they represent all across the country whose lives have been changed for the better by the affordable care act. >> north korea's leader is believed to have sacked his powerful uncle shown here on the left from the top level government post while two ally haves been publicly executed according to south korean lawmakers briefed by south koreakore korea's intel again see. >>> french prosecutors investigating bob dillon on suspicion of insighting hay friday. a group represen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
you're panicked. calm make sense. randall. thank you. the u.s. economy is growing, but so is the income gap between rich and poor americans. president obama addressed the problem. >> the lack of upward mobility that has jeopardized middle class america's if you work hard you can get ahead. this is defining of our time. making sure that our economy works for every working american. >> the president did not propose any initiatives during his speech. but he said a rapidly growing of deficit opportunity is a bigger threat than the fiscal. we'll go to danny, professor of economics, great to have you back. >> thank you. >> a pleasure, you heard just a moment ago, america's dangerously growing income is defining the challenge of our time. is the president correct, or is he, as some would say, overstating the income inequality and wealth gap argument with that kind of a statement? >> no, if anything there is an understatement. he's absolutely correct saying that it is a defining problem. and this problem has just--it has been exacerbated by global pressures. it is an issue that the white house-
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
of the doctors. thank you very much, both of you. when we come back, brit hume on michelle and barack obama talking about love. and then is katy perry accused of being anti-japanese. one. it's not the "fumbling around with rotating categories" card. it's not the etting blindsided by limits" card. it's the no-game-playing, no-earning-limit-having, deep-bomb-throwing, give-me-the-ball-and-i'll-take- it-to-the-house, cash back card. this is the quicksilver cash card from capital one. unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, everywhere, every single day. so let me ask you... at's in your wallet? kand i don't have time foris morunreliable companies.b so let me ask you... angie's list definitely saves me time and money. for over 18 years we've helped people take care of the things that matter most. join today. h sleigh bells♪ bass pro shops has great holiday gift ideas at big savings. and check out basspro.com all week for amazing daily web buster deals. plus free shipping with no minimum order. that's right, free. >>> thanks for stay with us. >> i'm bill o'reilly. in the hume z
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
, we're going to have a lot more. thank you, rohit. and we're going to have a lot more on the breaking news of nelson mandela dead at the age of 95. including president obama's connection to him. stay with us. ♪ [ male announcer ] did you know that if you wear a partial, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. i get times are tight. but it's hard to get any work done like this. then came this baby -- small but with windows and office. it runs my work stuff. ...and i can use apps like flipboard for news, or xbox video to watch the shows i'm never home to see... and i can still get work done at the same time. excuse me, do you mind if i... yep. ♪ honestly, i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to tal
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
president claims to want to help. gerri: great job. thank you for coming on. great stuff. appreciate your time. >> thank you. gerri: a fox business alert. the treasury department today said it sold the last of its shares in general motors. the obama administration gave gm may -- gm a $50 billion bailout in 2009 and it got a huge tax ride off in future profits. those profits have come roaring back. now sitting on $26 billion in cash. still, taxpayers will lose $2 billion, that is $10 billion the bailout. add that to the one-and-a-half billion lost on chrysler. ford did not get a bailout. a lot more to come this hour including if you want sap help with your wallet -- let me try that one more time. if you want some help with holiday spending in charity spending, we have recommendations. stay with us. ♪ as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capital one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase,very day. i break my back around here. finally soone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! mee
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
matthews, thank you. as always. you can see chris's full interview with president obama inch a reairing of "hardball" and of course catch him every day at 7:00 eastern. thank you to nick chrisoff of the "times" and reverend sharpton with the best takeaway of the last 24 hours. >> thank you. >> you can catch him every night at 6:00 p.m. eastern. coming up we'll look at nelson mandela's historic visit to the united states and speak with nobel peace prize laureate coming up. if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. turn to roc® retinol correxion®. one week, fine lines appear to fade. one month, deep wrinkles look smo
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
. >> (ring, >> everyone. thank you. my name is carl i'm the president of the silicon leadership groufrp we're happy you joined us for a town hall with mayor ed lee with the obama administration on the action on immigration founded here just a few blocks away. that what matters is we have a mare that understands the issues a nearest and dear it to us and that's immigration reform. since it's inception we've gotten over 20 visas alone and the feeling is we have a shortage on green talent when we need to go through the steps we need to go through and for the tech community we're focused on opening up our technical school to the global community. we're in a talent war along with a state war on services gov. and anything we can help to create change here means so much to us. we have the mayor who can creative impact so we stand behind mayor ed lee and we're thrilled he's here. i'm so excited to here what he is has to say. thank you (clapping) >> julia and kevin a thank you for being subpoena great community leaders were we're going to have a robust town meeting this is being live for
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
mandela and people of south africa. and all people of africa. thank you very much.. thank you. president obama will likely travel to south africa for the funeral of south africa president nelson mandela, according to the white house. nelson mandela died thursday. he was 95. coming up on c-span2, a hearing on higher education affordability. then senate judiciary committee chairman talks about human rights. and later an update on veterans disability claims. >>> a house panel investigation cost of higher education and the use of pell grants. we'll hear from student financial aid and higher education officials. this education and work force training subcommittee hearing is two hours. [inaudible conversations] the subcommittee will come to order. good morning. thank you for joining us for our hearing on pell grant program. we have an excellent panel of witnesses here this morning. we look toward to their testimony. this hearing is the 11th in the series designed to gain a more complete understanding of the challenges facing post secondary students and institutions. the hearings held to inform
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
americans disapprove of the way the president is handling his job. how long will failures of obama care plague this lame duck president? here with hannity versus holder, round one. how are you? >> good. do i have to shake your hand or something? >> good. >> thanks for having me on. >> they can't even fix a website. >> obama [ bleep ] the bed. >> he what? >> i said it once. >> he what the bed? >> obama [ bleep ] the bed on this. >> oh, my. no. >> this is the biggest disaster we have had in recent american history. there is no other way to put it. you won't get me, miss crazy liberal to say anything different than that. the fact is last time i was on the show and you let me ask you a question you said we had the best health care system in the world. >> i believe it. >> okay. we have the highest rate that a child will die by the age of 5. >> tamara, before you get -- >> the lowest life expectancy in the industry central -- >> i know what you are reading and i can help you. >> no, no. you can't. how is that the best system? >> for example, there is a reason why the guy, newfoundland, w
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
obama administration has acknowledged in regulation. >> thank you. i agree. professor rosenkranz. some defenders of the president's actions asserted that his actions were merely sten exercise of prosecuteorial discretion. >> there are many cases that are -- cases i agree with professor turley but some of these cases are not close. wholesale suspension of law is something else. that is what has happened under obamacare. case by case prosecuteorial discretion is another thing. a blanket policy will not apply to 1.8 million people is quite something different. this is a scale of decision aking that is not in prosecuteorial discretion. >> the president has take it a step further and given legal documents to people in that circumstance dieding to leave them there and not prosecute them and actually enable their violation of law giving them documents to help them evade the problems from living in a country they are not lawfully present. [inaudible] >> differences with the witness to his left and i would like to ask if he could pick up that line of discussion. we're pleased that you're
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
a member of the obama-biden transition team and is currently the president of a bipartisan public affairs company. thanks for coming on tonight. we have to start with the breaking news, your reaction to the death of nelson mandela. >> at this moment in washington, we are talking a lot about leadership. you look at his qualities as a leader, perseverance, determination, the gratitude, the forgiveness. these are attributes that are so compelling and to have them reside in one man over 95 years is just extraordinary. absolutely extraordinary. >> why are they missing in present-day washington? >> boy. it's an unfair mark to compare anyone to nelson. he is just in such a different league. one can certainly help as world leaders travel for the funeral that they have time to reflect and think about his qualities and what made him so remarkable over such a long time. >> let's talk about present day. the obama administration warning about the lapse in unemployment benefits saying it may cost as many as 240,000 jobs but there's another side to the argument. should benefits and? when should
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
to drive efficient sports cars. the only question i have is, isn't obama care just another one of those? back to you. >> all right, rick, thank you so much. rick santelli in chicago. >>> nobody puts baby in the corner without an -- without an ipad. [ laughter ] stay tuned for this, the latest in toddler technology in just a moment. hi honey, did you get the toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. where does the united states get most of its energy? is it africa? the middle east? canada? or the u.s.? the answer is... the u.s. ♪ most of america's energy comes from right here at home. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple,
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
back to thank the hundreds, the thousands of people that had been there. >>> president obama said in addition to greatly admiring mandela was personally inspired by him. >> like so many around the world i can't not imaginely life without the example that nelson mandela set. >> the president ordered the flags at the white house, federal buildings, and military bases to be flown at half staff until sunset on monday. >>> amber alert has been issued in the bay area for a missing teenager from washington state. 14-year-old elizabeth romero was last seen leaving her school wednesday afternoon which was about 180 miles southeast of seattle. surveillance video shows her getting into the car with her boyfriend who is 19-year-old eduardo. he was last seen driving a 2001- 2003 ford escape with temporary washington plates. investigator think the two could be heading to mexico and may drive through the bay area. >>> oakland man says he was the victim of the so-called knock out game where an attacker tries to knock out a total stranger. anthony lindsey tells us here at ktvu news the brutal attack
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
hill, thank you, sir. most young adults say they are not happy with president obama. lots of different reasons of course. poll from harvard university's institute of politics and they find 54% of 18 to 29-year-olds say they disapprove of the president's job performance so far in his second term. and 41% say they approve. that's down 11 points since april. most of those young adults in this survey said that the economy is the most important issue, as it always seems to be. but they do say they have some concerns about the president's health care overhaul as well. john roberts has these details. he's live in atlanta. hello, john. >> good afternoon to you, shep. there's no way to sugar coat it. this is not good for the president. in fact, harvard's director of the institute of politics told me that when he saw these numbers come back, he thought, wow, this is going to make news. and here's the reason why. take a look at millennial, thos 29, say they do not support obama care. only 22% say they will sign up. and even among people who currently don't have health insurance less tha
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
, thanks. president obama will go to south africa for mandela's services. he's expected to deliver a you'll only eulogy. >> more than could be expected of my man. and today he's gone home. and we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. >> president obama met mandela in 2005 when he was a senator. when the president visited south africa earlier this year, president mandela was too ill to meet with him. >> james baker was the first american official to meet with nelson mandela after his release from prison. secretary baker's with us now from the baker institute at houston's rice university. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> mr. secretary, tell us what it was like when you met nelson mandela that first time? what were your impressions of him? how did he surprise you? >> well, my impressions of him were that he was a man of endearing and enduring dignity, very soft spoken, but very committed to the revolution that had been the focus of h
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
rambunctious for this toddler. with a hand from mrs. obama and a kiss from sonny, the tiny tot was just fine. the first lady welcomed military families to the white house to unveil this year's decorations and thank them for their sacrifices. >> no matter what challenges you all face, during the holidays or any other time during the year, you all just dig a little deeper. >> reporter: the white house is fully÷orated for the holidays and ready to welcome the 70,000 visitors expected this season. the numbers are impressive. it took 83 volunteers from all 50 states to deck these halls. there are 24 christmas trees, 450 books, a 300-pound gingerbread white house with and 1,000 yards of satin ribbon used to make replicas of the famous pups. >> they are mechanical. this is a new step. we are stepping up in the world. the bo and sonny honoring. >> president and the first family will turn the switch on the massive 31 foot tall national tree on the ellipse on friday. >> thank you. >>> so i think it is fitting they named her sonny because of her rambunctious. >> she is sunny. >> she like bo,
ABC
Dec 10, 2013 1:40am PST
be hearing from president obama later this morning. we'll also hear from several members of the mandela family. that is andrew melengheni, a president with nelson mandela in robben island. appears to be wrapping up again. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. we're here to mourn him in dignity. right now we would like to call on the mtembo clan to honor the family. >> to the people of south africa and president of our country, president zuma. president, royal highness, excellency of the diplomatic -- >> a member of the south african national defense force, an elder of the mandela family. >> on occasions such as this -- allow me to reflect on this occasion. [ inaudible ] >> i don't know if you can hear me. from our vantage point here, it sound like the general not getting a warm reception from the crowd. >> reporter: george, i'm not sure if it was him -- there was a moment when they put a picture on the jumbotron of a picture of the president of south african. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: i don't know if it's connected but that was the sense inside the stadium. we're talk
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
ingenuity. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. put a big smile on your face, because president obama and the government, they're no longer in the car business. they got rid of all their shares yesterday, and the conservative media, where's the story? i remember when you were calling this guy, the president of the united states, a lot of things when it came to saving the automobile industry. in fact, i think he's the worst socialist ever. he told us all along he didn't want to be in the car business. well now i guess he was telling the truth. because government motors is now history. we start our show tonight talking about great news for the american manufacturing base in this country that was saved by the liberals. the auto loans of 2008 and 2009 saved 1.5 million jobs. that means this many people over the christmas holidays -- they don't have a war on christmas. they will be at the dinner table eating and having fun, because they have a job. thanks to government motors. gosh, you thought that might have led fox news every hour. americans, around the dinner t
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands. and bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice. >> president obama is expected to travel to south africa to attend the memorial service for mandela. at the united nations tonight, the security council paused for a moefl silence in mandela's honor. ? south africa, crowds of mourners have gathered to celebrate the life of the former president. robin is in south africa with the story of his incredible life. >> reporter: nelson mandela's struggle for freedom defined his life. he was born in the row motor hills of south africa's eastern cape. he was given the name which means troublemaker. he was only given the name nelson by a school teacher later on. after moving to johannesburg and studying law, mandela's trouble making politics began. and as a boxer he became adept at picking fights and sparring with the apartheid authorities which had increased its oppression against the black population. it was then that he made the crucial decision to take up an armed struggle, launchi
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let's pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson , the man who took history in his hands and thence the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him at peace. president obama saying i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from the life of nelson mandela. nelson mandela died today in south africa at 95. he spent 27 years in prison of a convicted i trees and by the white minority government, until the peaceful end of white rule in 1990. he was elected president in 1994. next up am a we will show you his inauguration speech from 1994. [applause] >> it is my great pleasure to announce the president of the south africa, mr. nelson mandela. [applause] >> your majesties, your royal highnesses, distinguished guests, comrades, and friends, today, all of us do, by our presence here, and by our celebrations in other parts of our country and the world confer glory and hope to newborn liberty. out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long must be born a so
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
seem to find something new that is -- that is a problem with obama care. >> maybe we can double the gas tax and then have that pay for it. >> solve ought problems. >> thank you. my goodness. thank you, my friend. >>> in the meantime, bill versus boston. he says once the website is fixed, no one will be talking about obama care. wanna bet? michele bachmann does. michele bachmann's next. twins. i didn't see them cing. i need a new investment pn. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. ishares core etfs are low-cost funds. so you can keep more of what you earn. get started with the new ishares core builder. design a personalized plan that can help you achieve your investment goals. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. >>> fix this and all will be forgotten? former president clinton essentially saying that as much in a recent tv interview. that no one will be talking about obama care one the website is wor
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
will beginning this year's keynote address. next, remarks from another obama administration official. ericsson seki spoke at an event focusing on better in space when returning from active duty. >> thank you all very much. i'm very honored to be here at the not euro conference here. let me thank general barry mccaffrey for his many years of leadership in uniform and government and today in business. he and i have known each other for a long time, from our days as youngsters at west point. and so i would tell you without question barry mccaffrey is one of the best combat commanders to have come out of my generation of soldiers. [applause] my thanks as well to wes huddleston, your ceo for inviting me today. let me acknowledge judge robert russell. [applause] i still remember vividly my visit to your courtroom in 2009. and it is good to see you again, judge. other members of the judiciary, drug court professionals, drug mentors who make these courts innovative and successful, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, we all know, you better than i, that we are guiding my new mentor. m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
results are. mariana, thank you for your time tonight. >>> iran, the u.s. and five other world powers will meet in vienna this week to discuss the six-month nuclear agreement. president obama said he is committed to diplomacy as the best path for halting iran's nuclear program. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible for iran, like any country, to change over time. it may not be likely. if you does me, what is the likely that we are able to arrive at the end state that i was just describing earlier, i wouldn't say that it's more than 50/50. but we have to try. >> iranian president rouhas rouhasn houani said it helped his country. >> iran's foreign minister was asked if tehran was responsible for some of the unrest in the middle east. iran has been accuse did of stoking the matter, including iraq. here is his answer. >> we have a foreign policy which has a strat eachic period in this region. and we believe that we need. to in fact, contain the spread of sectarian divided in region. we believe sectarianism is dangerous for the entire region. iran is certainly not inte
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
. #orangeroom on that. i am back. i see our very thanks, tree here. sonny the elf sitting there. sunny obama. i heard the white house dog made famous yesterday. take a look at this. >> oh. >> that is 2-year-old ashley gardner at the white house as the first lady was doing the military family decorating party. sunny year and a half old pup got excited and knocked young ashley over. pastry chefs in shock. this is ashton's father, never worried. not a worry of fear in that man's eyes. the apology begins quickly. the dog says sorry. mrs. obama says, don't worry, you and your family will never pay taxes. we'll have more from the orange room in a bit. good to be back, guys. >> there has just been a lawsuit filed in that story. >> you think she's so cute. >> good to have you back. >>> coming up, production on the next "fast & furious" shut down indefinitely as former cast mates release an online tribute to the fallen star. >>> back on skis, exclusive videos. lindsay vonn returning to the slopes a couple weeks after yet [ female announcer ] dove invited women to test their body washes w
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
republicans. good morning. thank you for taking my call. i just wanted to say i think obama will be the worst president we ever had. he is worthless. his affordable care act is a joke, like so many have said. as downsizing the military, is one of the worst things we could do. the high-ranking military official on the other day said as much. obama is for homosexuals, abortion, and as far as iran, they are as big a liar as obama is. downsizing ofbout the military, sequestration cuts have a major impact on the pentagon's is budget. how much is sequestration going to be a part of the obama legacy? >> it will be a big hard in part because there was not as much of a fight to restore it, to restore that 10% across-the- board cut, as many democrats would've liked. even the proposals obama has suggested to replace and get out of the fiscal crisis and the shutdown earlier this year, do not replace the sequester. they knowledge to a feed on that. it is big across-the-board cut. republicans at first were hesitant to allow it. they championed it. it will be a big part. barbara's comments or one of the rea
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
pays a much more reasonable rate. >> pennsylvania congressman matt cartwright, thanks so much. programming note i want to pass along. if you missed the sit-down interview with president obama, it's going to re-air today on msnbc. >>> the snow, the ice, the below zero temperatures. coming up, dylan dreyer is going to join me from arkansas just one of the states getting this blast of december winter. wait until you see it. >>> and these new job numbers show unemployment at a five-year low. what impact could this have on congress with the budget deadline creeping up? we'll explore it. [ female announcer ] ladies and gentlemen i'm here to say a few words about the power of baking stuff with nestle toll house morsels. you can heal a broken heart with a bundt cake. make a monday mornin' feel like a friday afternoon with some nestle toll house morsels. let's close our laptops and open our ovens. these things don't bake themselves. we have to bake them for one another. we can bake the world a better place one toll house cookie at a time. nestle. good food, good life. bigger, tougher m
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
, looking forward to your coverage in johannesburg real soon. thank you, greg. martha: president obama also reacting to the loss of the former leader whom he says inspired him a great deal. the president speak about mandela's spirit and legacy shortly after the word of his passing. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will ever share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. through his first dignity and unbending will to sacrifice his own freedom for the freedom of others madiba transformed south africa and moved all of us. bill: that from the white house yesterday. meanwhile president george bush 41 was aa the white house when mandela was finally released from prison in 1990 released this statement questioned. quote, as president i watched in wonder as nelson man dale la remarkable capacity to forgive jailers of after 26 years of wrongful imprisonment, setting remarkable example of grace for us all. he was a man of tremendous moral courage who changed the his country. martha: presiden
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
white house in washington thank you very much. >>> bill clinton's former chief of staff is joining the obama administration. he will become a senior counselor to the president. president obama's approval ratings are now at all-time lows. he has been an outside advisor to the white house since 2008. >>> the democratically lead senate confirming the president's first judicial nominee. previous senate measures blocked nominations, but under new rules republican ares have been stripped of their power to filibuster. >>> coming up the agency tasked with destroying syria's chemical weapons says it might miss a deadline. >>> and the first female ceo at a major auto maker. >>> and the coldest day ever recorded on planet earth happened just yesterday. we'll tell you where and how cold it got. >>> and here is a look outside live over new york city. i'm meteorologist dave warren looking at the snow moving through the northeast. the visibilities are down. not all that low, though. so the snow is fairly moderate but it is sticking. watching this closely, because it is sticking, causing a lot of prob
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